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Summer Shopping for Alternative Fashion

Where to find your next look for summer

Alt fashion like emo, punk, goth, grunge and many more has always been a big part of the alt community. Most important the fashion sense, fashion means a lot to the alt community its a way to bond together and have fun and look good. It’s special to the alt community because of its unique style that is memorable. However as summer comes along how will alt fashion differ through the warm hot weather and how will people deal with it? Alternative fashion is not far from normal typical fashion. It is uncommercialized and sometimes not accepted by society because of its unique style and darker tones that oppose the normal trendy commercialized look. Dark tones and baggy clothes and layers could be a difficult thing to deal with now that it’s a warmer season unlike fall or winter. However there are many options out there that are suited for the summer and look good at the same time! Anyone can wear it and DYI their own alt fashion it does not always have to be bought from stores and most the time things it can’t be found at many stores, the easiest thing to do is to make our own clothes and much easier than spending a vast amount of money or searching for clothes that fit the aesthetic and also the summer. Who knows, maybe it will look even better than store bought clothes. Some places where people could get alt clothes like platforms, skirts and cute shirts for the summer would be Hot topic, since 1988 it has been the main point for alt people. Another place would be Spencers, just like Hot Topic is targeted mostly for younger people and has many cool things like skirts, accessories like chokers and studded belts, band t-shirts and much more. A perfect outfit for the summer would also be found at any thrifty store near you. Unlike top brand stores like JCPenney or Macy’s, thrift stores have unique finds that no one store would have so thats why its a great place to find alt clothing. It also would be much cheaper. As the season progresses and the weather gets warmer alt’s will have to deal with the steaming hot weather however with this guide, styling alternative outfits for the summer is much easier than you think.

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